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Natchez Crape Myrtle 'Lagerstroemia fauriei 'Natchez' Japanese Crape Myrtle (flowers are white)

Natchez Crape Myrtle 'Lagerstroemia fauriei 'Natchez' Japanese Crape Myrtle (flowers are white)

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Natchez Crape Myrtle

The Natchez Japanese Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica 'Natchez') stands out as a captivating and versatile ornamental tree, prized for its exquisite beauty and exceptional performance in various landscapes. This cultivar of the classic Crape Myrtle species boasts a plethora of desirable characteristics that make it a sought-after addition to gardens, parks, and streetscapes alike.

One of the most distinguishing features of the Natchez Crape Myrtle is its stunning summer display of large, pure white flower clusters. These delicate blossoms emerge in profusion, adorning the tree with a canopy of ethereal beauty that lasts for several weeks. Against the backdrop of glossy, deep green foliage, the flowers create a striking contrast, adding a touch of elegance and charm to any setting.

Beyond its spectacular floral display, the Natchez Crape Myrtle offers year-round interest with its attractive bark and foliage. During the fall season, the leaves transition to vibrant shades of orange and red, providing a final burst of color before winter sets in. As the foliage drops, the tree's smooth, cinnamon-colored bark becomes a prominent feature, adding visual appeal to the winter landscape.

In addition to its aesthetic attributes, the Natchez Crape Myrtle is prized for its low maintenance and durability. It thrives in full sun and well-drained soil, tolerating drought and heat with ease once established. With minimal pruning and occasional watering, this resilient tree flourishes, making it an ideal choice for busy homeowners and landscape professionals alike.

Whether planted as a focal point in a garden bed, as a specimen tree in a lawn, or as a street tree along urban avenues, the Natchez Japanese Crape Myrtle lends a touch of sophistication and grace to any outdoor space. Its beauty, adaptability, and ease of care make it a valuable asset for enhancing the landscape and creating memorable outdoor environments.

Mature Height: 20-30 ft.
Mature Width: 20 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Growth Rate: Fast
Botanical Name: Lagerstroemia x 'Natchez'
Grows Well In Zones: 7-10 outdoors

 

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